Image: Mud People Festival in the town of Aliaga, Nueva Ecija province, Philippines

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Today in Pictures: June 24

President Barack Obama speaks virtually with entrepreneurs, a summer ball in Austria and more images from around the world.

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Pope Francis walks along with Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II as he arrives to visit the Apostolic Cathedral of Etchmiadzint, in Yerevan. Pope Francis is in Armenia for a three-day visit.

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Opposition members hold up their identification cards chanting; "We want validation!" after the validation center outside the National Electoral Council headquarters shut down, in Caracas, Venezuela. The center certifies the authenticity of petitioners' signatures. The government had promised to keep the centers opened, attending to all those still standing in line.

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Dancers of the Young Ladies' and Gentlemen's Committee perform during the opening ceremony at the seventh Fete Imperiale, a Summer Ball of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria.

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Image: U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a Google Portal virtual conversation with entrepreneurs at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto

U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a Google Portal virtual conversation with entrepreneurs at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

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Image: Mud People Festival in the town of Aliaga, Nueva Ecija province, Philippines

Filipino Catholic devotees cover their bodies with mud during a holy mass to mark the 'Taong Putik' (Mud People) Festival and the feast of Saint John the Baptist at the farming village of Bibiclat in the town of Aliaga, Nueva Ecija province, Philippines. Devotees cover themselves in mud and leaves as part of a more than 100-years-old ritual to honor their patron saint and to ask for favors through prayer.

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A migrant rides his bicycle inside the "Jungle" camp for migrants and refugees in Calais, France the day after Britain voted to leave the European Union. 

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A resident of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk walks through her apartment building that was destroyed as a result of night shelling between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists.

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A resident sits in front of a destroyed house after a tornado in Funing, in Yancheng, in China's Jiangsu province. Survivors scrabbled through the rubble of their homes after hurricane-force winds and a tornado left at least 98 dead in China, with hundreds more injured.

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British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha walk back into 10 Downing street after he spoke to the press in central London. Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, striking a thunderous blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets Friday as sterling collapsed to a 31-year low.

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Image: A man throws a bucket of water at a motorcyclist as residents join in a water-splashing frenzy to honor their patron St. John the Baptist's Feast Day in San Juan

A man throws a bucket of water at a motorcyclist as residents join in a water-splashing frenzy to honor their patron St. John the Baptist's Feast Day in San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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